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hire

hire

 
pronunciation:
haIr
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
phrases:
hire out, for hire
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hired, hires, hiring
definition 1: to take on as an employee for money or other reward.
The company is hiring workers for its new plant.She was hired as a writer, but she's now working as an editor.They hired a caterer for the anniversary party.He hired someone to walk his dog in the afternoons.
synonyms:
employ, engage
antonyms:
discharge, dismiss, fire, lay off, terminate
similar words:
apprentice, enlist, indenture, retain
definition 2: to engage the use of in return for a fee; rent.
They hired a large hall for the wedding reception.
synonyms:
charter, engage, lease, retain
similar words:
rent, reserve, secure
phrase: hire out
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the amount paid for temporary work, service, or use.
His hire for the job was less than he had anticipated.
synonyms:
pay, remuneration, salary, wage
similar words:
allowance, compensation, fee, honorarium, toll
definition 2: the fact or condition of being hired.
synonyms:
employment
similar words:
pay
phrase: for hire
derivations: hirable (hireable) (adj.), hirer (n.)
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